The Guilfordian

Letter to the Editor: Guilford Edge

Letter to the Editor: Guilford Edge

Nicole S. Cline

February 2, 2018

To whom this may concern: “Guilford Edge set to shake up schedule” seems like an interesting plan with good ideas being proposed. There are a few areas that might benefit from deeper consideration, but I am focusing on the schedule as stressed in your piece. I was a CCE student at Guilford...

January Term remembered as creative, ambitious opportunity

January Term remembered as creative, ambitious opportunity

Ian Penny, World and Nation Editor

February 23, 2017

We gather here today to celebrate the life of a dearly beloved acquaintance, Guilford College January term. January term, or J-Term as its friends and family called it, was born in 2013 and spent its earthly time pursuing education in transformational environments. In its first year, J-Term touched...

Students take advantage of final J term

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-in-Chief

February 9, 2017

From Europe to Asia, Guilford College students spent January term all over the world. “It was fantastic in so many ways,” said senior Hannah Brewer-Jensen, who spent January term in Germany taking a course called “Alp Dreams” with Chair and Professor of Foreign Languages David Limburg. “I...

J-Term’s cost too high to continue program past ‘17

Mae Wood, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016

Brace yourself, Guilford College. January term may be on its way out. In a meeting on March 28, Community Senate produced a fact sheet, which listed the primary reasons why J-Term may be discontinued after the 2017 session. The main reason is that there has not been enough student participation...

Staff Editorial: J-Term should improve, continue beyond pilot

Editorial Board

February 5, 2016

Experiential learning. Independent studies and projects. Study away, study abroad. For credit, even four-credit classes. Since it began five years ago, January Term has grown to include a wonderful hodgepodge of opportunities for students to expand their knowledge, experience new places and earn credit...

From Chile to Rwanda: Guilford goes global

From Chile to Rwanda: Guilford goes global

Annie Fullwood, Staff Writer

December 4, 2015

A month of  Netflix binge-watching and sleep or a month of life-changing experiences. Anything is possible during the Guilford College January term. J-Term, headed by Professor of Chemistry Rob Whitnell and Interim Director of Study Abroad Daniel Diaz, gives students the opportunity to explore their...

Looking at the possibilities for January term

AJ Pasquale, Staff Writer

December 4, 2015

There are many reasons why Guilford College stands out from other colleges. One is Guilford’s J-Term pilot program, which allows students to take classes over winter break. However, the program is set to expire in 2017, and there are questions as to whether or not Guilford will renew it.  The...

Members of Israel/Palestine J-Term start discussion

Ben Achilles, Staff Writer

February 27, 2015

On Feb. 10, in the East Gallery of Founders, The Israel/Palestine January Term discussed their critical analysis of Israeli/Palestinian conflict and enticing stories from the journey abroad. Leaders Max Carter and Jonathan sat in the audience as members of the trip each spoke about what impacted them...

Playing with magic

Playing with magic

Beatriz Caldas, Staff Writer

February 6, 2015

Have you ever wondered how it would feel to live in a different century? Have you ever dreamed about travelling to a time when witches were believed to exist? Then you should not miss Guilford College’s production of “The Crucible” by Arthur Miller. Set in Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692, this...